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Charles Dickens - A Life by Claire Tomalin

Most readers will acknowledge Claire Tomalin to be a brave lady to have undertaken the writing of this further biography of such a well-documented and loved author and man. 954 more words

Readers

When a Writer Doesn't Publish: 'The Mountains of Parnassus'

Sometimes authors, even the most lauded of them, do not publish the books that they write. That doesn’t always mean that their words remain lost forever. 433 more words

Book

Habits of Famous Writers - What do you know, I like dogs too!

I must admit the habits of writers is something that fascinates me. I’m always looking for things I do similar to the greats – and many, many things I do differently. 95 more words

Writing

5 Crude Tips on How to Become a Successful Writer

WARNING: FOUL LANGUAGE AHEAD

Becoming a successful writer is something many of us aspire to. We write, read, and share our work like crazy in order to reach this seemingly unattainable state of grand ascension that is being a “real” writer. 1,422 more words

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Happy Birthday, Jonathan Swift!

Welcome to the birthday party!

Perhaps Jonathan Swift’s best known tale is that of Gulliver’s Travels (1726). The name of the eponymous character hints of Swift’s upbringing in Ireland, because of its resemblance to the… 97 more words